Monomorium denticulatum

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Monomorium denticulatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Solenopsidini
Genus: Monomorium
Species: M. denticulatum
Binomial name
Monomorium denticulatum
Mayr, 1887

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -25.133° to -55.0833°.

   
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Argentina, Chile (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • denticulatum. Monomorium denticulatum Mayr, 1887: 614 (w.q.) CHILE.
    • Type-material: syntype worker, syntype queen.
    • Type-locality: Chile: Valdivia (E. Reitter).
    • Type-depository: NHMW.
    • Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1980: 532 (l.).
    • Combination in Monomorium (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 169;
    • combination in Notomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1960b: 347;
    • combination in Nothidris: Ettershank, 1966: 107;
    • combination in Antichthonidris: Snelling, R.R. 1975: 6;
    • combination in Monomorium: Kusnezov, 1949a: 425; Fernández, 2007b: 134.
    • Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 66; Emery, 1906c: 120; Bruch, 1914: 222; Bruch, 1915: 531; Emery, 1922e: 169; Goetsch & Menozzi, 1935: 96; Menozzi, 1935c: 320; Kusnezov, 1949a: 434; Kusnezov, 1953a: 109 (in key); Kusnezov, 1960b: 347; Ettershank, 1966: 107; Kempf, 1970a: 23; Kempf, 1972a: 165; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 79; Brandão, 1991: 326; Bolton, 1995b: 67; Fernández, 2007b: 134.
    • Senior synonym of inerme: Kusnezov, 1949a: 432; Kusnezov, 1960b: 347; Kempf, 1972a: 165; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 79; Brandão, 1991: 326; Bolton, 1995b: 67; Fernández, 2007b: 134.
    • Senior synonym of navarinensis: Kusnezov, 1960b: 347; Kempf, 1970a: 23; Kempf, 1972a: 165; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 79; Brandão, 1991: 326; Bolton, 1995b: 67; Fernández, 2007b: 134.
    • Senior synonym of picea: Kusnezov, 1960b: 347; Kempf, 1970a: 23; Kempf, 1972a: 165; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 79; Brandão, 1991: 326; Bolton, 1995b: 67; Fernández, 2007b: 134.
    • Distribution: Argentina, Chile.
  • inerme. Monomorium (Notomyrmex) denticulatum subsp. inerme Borgmeier, 1948b: 469, figs. 18, 19 (w.) ARGENTINA (Neuquén).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Argentina: Sued-Cordillere, Hua Hum, xii.1947 (Hayward & Willink).
    • Type-depository: IMLT, or MZSP.
    • Junior synonym of denticulatum: Kusnezov, 1949a: 432; Kusnezov, 1960b: 347; Kempf, 1972a: 165; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 79; Brandão, 1991: 326; Bolton, 1995b: 67; Fernández, 2007b: 134.
  • navarinensis. Monomorium denticulatum var. navarinensis Forel, 1904g: 7 (q.) CHILE.
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Chile: Tierra del Fuego (= Süd-Feuerland), Navarino I., Puerto Toro, xi.1892 (Delfin).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Combination in M. (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 169.
    • Subspecies of denticulatum: Emery, 1922e: 169; Ettershank, 1966: 107 (error).
    • Junior synonym of denticulatum: Kusnezov, 1960b: 347; Kempf, 1970a: 23; Kempf, 1972a: 165; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 79; Brandão, 1991: 326; Bolton, 1995b: 67; Fernández, 2007b: 134.
  • picea. Monomorium denticulatum var. picea Emery, 1906c: 120 (w.) CHILE.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Chile: Temuco (F. Silvestri).
    • Type-depository: MSNG.
    • Combination in Monomorium (Notomyrmex): Emery, 1922e: 169.
    • Subspecies of denticulatum: Forel, 1915c: 354; Emery, 1922e: 169; Goetsch & Menozzi, 1935: 96; Ettershank, 1966: 107 (error).
    • Junior synonym of denticulatum: Kusnezov, 1960b: 347; Kempf, 1970a: 23; Kempf, 1972a: 165; Snelling, R.R. & Hunt, 1976: 79; Brandão, 1991: 326; Bolton, 1995b: 67; Fernández, 2007b: 134.


Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1922c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174B: 95-206 (page 169, Combination in Monomorium (Notomyrmex) )
  • Ettershank, G. 1966. A generic revision of the world Myrmicinae related to Solenopsis and Pheidologeton (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Aust. J. Zool. 14: 73-171 (page 107, Combination in Nothidris)
  • Heterick, B. E. 2001. Revision of the Australian ants of the genus Monomorium (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Invertebr. Taxon. 15: 353-459 (page 361, Combination in Monomorium)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1949a. El género Monomorium (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) en la Argentina. Acta Zool. Lilloana 7: 423-448 (page 432, Senior synonym of inerme)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1960b [1959]. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zool. Lilloana 17: 321-401 (page 347, Combination in Notomyrmex)
  • Kusnezov, N. 1960b [1959]. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zool. Lilloana 17: 321-401 (page 347, Senior synonym of navarinensis and picea)
  • Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 37: 511-632 (page 614, worker, queen described)
  • Snelling, R. R. 1975. Descriptions of new Chilean ant taxa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contr. Sci. (Los Angel.) 274: 1-19 (page 6, Combination in Antichthonidris)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1980. Supplementary studies on ant larvae: Ponerinae, Myrmicinae and Formicinae. Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 106: 527-545 (page 532, larva described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Borgmeier T. 1948. Einige Ameisen aus Argentinien (Hym. Formicidae). Revista de Entomologia (Rio de Janeiro) 19: 459-471.
  • Brandao, C.R.F. 1991. Adendos ao catalogo abreviado das formigas da regiao neotropical (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 35: 319-412.
  • Bruch C. 1914. Catálogo sistemático de los formícidos argentinos. Revista del Museo de La Plata 19: 211-234.
  • Bruch C. 1915. Suplemento al catálogo de los formícidos argentinos. I. (Addenda et corrigenda). Revista del Museo de La Plata 19: 527-537.
  • Cuezzo, F. 1998. Formicidae. Chapter 42 in Morrone J.J., and S. Coscaron (dirs) Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica Ediciones Sur, La Plata. Pages 452-462.
  • Emery C. 1906. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 37: 107-194.
  • Forel A. 1915. Formicides d'Afrique et d'Amérique nouveaux ou peu connus. IIe partie. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles. 50: 335-364.
  • Goetsch W. and C. Menozzi. 1935. Die Ameisen Chiles. Konowia 14: 94-102
  • Goetsch, W., and C. Menozzi. "Die Ameisen Chiles." Konowia 14 (1935): 94-102.
  • Kempf W. W. 1970. Catálogo das formigas do Chile. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 23: 17-43.
  • Kempf, W.W. 1972. Catalago abreviado das formigas da regiao Neotropical (Hym. Formicidae) Studia Entomologica 15(1-4).
  • Kusnezov N. 1960. La fauna de hormigas en el oeste de la Patagonia y Tierra del Fuego. Acta Zoologica Lilloana 17: 321-401.
  • Kusnezov N. 1978. Hormigas argentinas: clave para su identificación. Miscelánea. Instituto Miguel Lillo 61:1-147 + 28 pl.
  • Menozzi C. 1935. Fauna Chilensis. II. (Nach Sammlungen von W. Goetsch). Le formiche del Cile. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere. 67: 319-336.
  • Snelling R. R., and J. H. Hunt. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Revista Chilena de Entomología 9: 63-129.